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Royal Blood’s Mike Kerr talks coming up with riffs, reviving rock in 2018 and more

Royal Blood’s Mike Kerr talks coming up with riffs, reviving rock in 2018 and more

All rock duos, from Simon and Garfunkel to Hall and Oates to the Black Keys, inevitably come to a fork in the road. Either they invite more musicians into the fold, either in the studio or on the road; or they take time apart to work on their own pro...
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Hot 101.5’s Summer Jam with Meghan Trainor, Liam Payne in Tampa: Canceled

Hot 101.5’s Summer Jam with Meghan Trainor, Liam Payne in Tampa: Canceled

Summer is canceled, everyone.More precisely, the Summer Jam, a new pop radio festival organized by St. Petersburg station Hot 101.5, has been called off, a little more than three weeks before it was set to take place at Tampa's Amalie Arena.Meghan Tr...
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SoundBytes: Vince Gill, Ronnie Spector, Simple Minds, the Sword and more

SoundBytes: Vince Gill, Ronnie Spector, Simple Minds, the Sword and more

— Country legend, guitar great, part-time Eagle and one of the most Grammy'd performers of all time Vince Gill is coming to Ruth Eckerd Hall on Nov. 12. Tickets are $53.25 and up. Click here.— Another cool show coming to Ruth Eckerd Hall:...
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Ribfest 2018 lineup: Barenaked Ladies, Josh Turner, discounted tickets and more

Ribfest 2018 lineup: Barenaked Ladies, Josh Turner, discounted tickets and more

We've barely turned the corner on June, and already it's time to start looking ahead to one of autumn's smokiest rock shows: Ribfest.The annual fest, which returns for its 30th anniversary on Nov. 9-11 in Vinoy Park, has unveiled the initial lineup f...
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Review: Shania Twain brings Vegas magic to Amalie Arena in long-awaited Tampa return

Review: Shania Twain brings Vegas magic to Amalie Arena in long-awaited Tampa return

It was a reappearing act straight out of Vegas.After her drummer banged out the stomp-stomp-clap intro to We Will Rock You/Any Man of Mine for a still-lit Amalie Arena, Shania Twain materialized like a sequiny dream in Section 114, jolting nearly 13,...
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Country singer Lari White to be honored at Dunedin memorial celebration, museum exhibit

Country singer Lari White to be honored at Dunedin memorial celebration, museum exhibit

When country singer Lari White died in January from a rare abdominal cancer, her hometown of Dunedin took it hard.This was where White got her start, singing in churches and community centers, and it was a place she never forgot, returning as often a...
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Harry Connick Jr. talks ‘Dolphin Tale,’ rom-coms, the music of the Gulf Coast and more

Harry Connick Jr. talks ‘Dolphin Tale,’ rom-coms, the music of the Gulf Coast and more

When Harry Connick Jr. returns to Ruth Eckerd Hall Tuesday and Wednesday, there's one place he knows he has to go: Clearwater Marine Aquarium, the home of Winter the dolphin."Always," said the star of Dolphin Tale and its sequel, family films chronic...
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Ticketfly hacked: What happens to weekend concerts at Crowbar, State Theatre and other Tampa Bay venues?

Ticketfly hacked: What happens to weekend concerts at Crowbar, State Theatre and other Tampa Bay venues?

If you've tried to purchase a seats to a concert from the ticketing site Ticketfly today, you've likely encountered either a 404 error message or a message from the company itself."Following a series of recent issues with Ticketfly properties, we've ...
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Troye Sivan coming to the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg

Troye Sivan coming to the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg

Troye Sivan's Bloom is a slightly below-the-radar pick for Song of Summer 2018, but it shouldn't be.As we noted in our recent summer party playlist guide, it's a progressive pop anthem shimmering with glorious synthesizers and gated snares. That it c...
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SoundBytes: Troye Sivan, Milky Chance, Steel Pulse, Figure and more

SoundBytes: Troye Sivan, Milky Chance, Steel Pulse, Figure and more

— Troye Sivan is coming to St. Petersburg! The cult Australian pop singer, who played Saturday Night Live earlier this year, announced in a blink-and-you-miss-it teaser video that his upcoming tour will bring him to St. Petersburg. But he hasn'...
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